Governor Abbott, Texas State Leadership Announce Allocation Of $435 Million In COVID-19 Relief To TRS-ActiveCare

Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dade Phelan, Senate Finance Committee Chair Joan Huffman, and House Appropriations Chair Dr. Greg Bonnen today announced the allocation of $435 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) to offset healthcare costs related to COVID-19. This funding, combined with previous legislative appropriations during

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DEATHS OVER 2021 SPRING BREAK SHOW TRUE CONSEQUENCES OF DRIVING DRUNK​

  TxDOT’s Drive Sober. No Regrets. campaign urges students to celebrate spring break responsibly AUSTIN – Stories behind the data show the true consequences of driving drunk over spring break. That’s why TxDOT is using its Drive Sober. No Regrets. campaign to share with college students the real-life experiences of people affected by drunk driving crashes across Texas. One person

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Public Input Sought on Texas Hunting Regulation Proposals for 2022-2023

  AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is now taking public comment on the following proposed changes to the 2022-2023 Statewide Hunting and Migratory Game Bird proclamations: Allow the take of white-tailed deer by firearm in Collin, Dallas, Grayson, and Rockwall counties and modify other deer hunting seasons within those counties. Modify the definitions

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Texas Comptroller Observes National Unclaimed Property Day, Feb. 1 

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is joining other unclaimed property administrators to celebrate the second annual national Unclaimed Property Day tomorrow, Feb. 1. “I am proud to have returned nearly $2 billion dollars to Texans since becoming Comptroller, and we are continually looking for new ways to return even more,” Hegar said. “I am proud

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LINDALE COUNCIL OKS SANDERSON FARMS TAX ABATEMENT FOR 2021

A tax abatement and a performance agreement with the Lindale Economic Development Corporation for Sanderson Farms was approved by Lindale City Council members Tuesday night in City Hall. Sanderson Farms, one of the leading chicken processo, has been in full operation at the Lindale Business Park since 2019 and has an estimated —— employees. The

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HHSC Encourages Cancer Screenings During Cervical Health Awareness Month

AUSTIN – During National Cervical Health Awareness Month this January, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is encouraging women to get screened for cervical cancer. “Cervical cancer screening rates have declined nationally during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we kick off 2022, we are encouraging Texans to turn that trend around by resolving to prioritize

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LINDALE CITY COUNCIL WORKS THROUGH FIRST AGENDA OF NEW YEAR

  Lindale City Council members worked through an extensive agenda Tuesday night (Jan. 4) in city hall during their first meeting of the new year, which included a lengthy discussion concerning the renovation of the Kinzie Community Center. Council members instructed the architectural firm and officials with Jackson Construction Company to review the cost of

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East region agriculture conference and expo Jan. 14 in Tyler

Pest control, weeds, grass diseases among agenda items   The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding the East Region AgriLife Conference and Expo on Jan. 14 at Cross Brand Cowboy Church, 11915 Farm-to-Market Road 2015, Tyler. Diseases in Bermuda grass are among the Jan. 14 program topics. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Adam Russell) The

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